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I made the mistake of trying out some settings through Administration -> Language Support. Now my user account has
LANG set to
fi_FI.utf8, even though I want to use
en_US.utf8. (This is kind-of a follow up to this.)
Listing 1: current locale settings for my user account:
$ locale LANG=fi_FI.utf8 LANGUAGE=en LC_CTYPE="fi_FI.utf8" LC_NUMERIC="fi_FI.utf8" LC_TIME=en_GB.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE="fi_FI.utf8" LC_MONETARY="fi_FI.utf8" LC_MESSAGES="fi_FI.utf8" LC_PAPER=fi_FI.utf8 LC_NAME="fi_FI.utf8" LC_ADDRESS="fi_FI.utf8" LC_TELEPHONE="fi_FI.utf8" LC_MEASUREMENT=fi_FI.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION="fi_FI.utf8" LC_ALL=
Listing 2: /etc/default/locale which contains the locale settings I want to use:
$ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="en_US.utf8" LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="fi_FI.utf8" LC_MEASUREMENT="fi_FI.utf8"
The Administration -> Language support settings look like this:
My specific questions:
- Where exactly (in what file) are the user-specific locale settings (listing 1) stored?
- What is the recommended way of changing that? By editing a file or through some config UI? (I want to use the settings in listing 2.)
The root annoyance which prompted me to ask this: How to change Firefox UI language from Finnish back to English?
I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 if that makes any difference.